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Gary Thompson (CAN)

Date of birth: 1945-09-09
Age 74
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Raised: Vancouver, BC, CAN
School(s): University of British Columbia
Height: 180 cm
Team Honours: 2x Canada Soccer Championship winner (1966, 1971), Pacific Coast League winner (1972-73)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 7
Starts: 4
Goals: 0
Assists: 1
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-07-01
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Notes

speaks English... soccer family (brother Wayne)... his father was born in Halifax, ENG while his mother was born in Duff, SK, CAN... grew up participating in soccer, baseball... he was nine years old when he started playing soccer for Fraserview United in Vancouver... favourites have included Ken Pears, Pelé, George Best... worked as a school teacher in Coquitlam... 

For Country

represented Canada at VI Pan American Games Cali 1971... represented Canada in 1971 Olympic Qualifying for München 1972... he was 31 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (24 September 1976)... represented Canada in 1976-77 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Argentina 1978 (helped Canada finish fourth in the 1977 CONCACAF Championship)...

Year Prize Honour
1967-68 Winner / Gagnant Ed Bayley Trophy
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 32
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 32
1977-09-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-08] Men’s selection camp 31
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 31
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 31
1976-09-11 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-09] Pre-competition camp 31
1971-08-13 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Pan American Games 25
1971-06-14 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-06] Olympic Qualifying 25
1971-06-05 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Men’s national camp U. of British Columbia 25
1971-05-31 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Olympic Qualifying 25
1971-04-20 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-04] Western Identification Trials 25
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1977 CAN MNT 1-1-1 32 3 1 2 141 0 1 1 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 1-2-1 31 4 3 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 7 4 3 141 0 1 2 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1971 CAN OLY 3-1-3 26 8 3 4 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 8 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 MEX 32 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 32 59 31 0 1 0 0 0 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 32 70 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 31 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 31 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-09-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 USA 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-12 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 1 CUB 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-11 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY - TRI 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-09 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 1 USA 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-08 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 3 : 2 COL 25 1 N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-05 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 5 : 0 BAH 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-02 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 2 COL 25 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-08 Ciudad México, MEX Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 0 : 1 MEX 25 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-05-30 Kingston, JAM CAN OLY 3 : 0 BER 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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